REVIEW: The Nightingale – Wherein Fr. Z suggests good movies

Posted February 12, 2017 5:02 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

I’m a fan of Chinese cinema. I’m sort of a fan of French cinema.  With the help of Netflix today, to the accompaniment of stir fried pork and vegetables I watched a Chinese-French film (in China, on Chinese themes, by a French director): The Nightingale or Le Promeneur d’oiseau or 夜莺 (yèyīng).  US HERE – UK HERE (French version)
The first adjective that leaps to mind is: gentle.  The next has to be: dreamy.
There are five broken people in the movie and one bird.  The bird being released from its cage is the symbol of their healing.  You’ll find quite a

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